BUILDING CODE & ZONING OFFICER

BARRY ISETT & ASSOCIATES INC

Harry Weaver

permits@westpikeland.com

zoning@westpikeland.com

610-590-4104

CLICK HERE FOR PERMIT INFO

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

DO I NEED A PERMIT?

Permits are required for most home improvements and all new construction. If you have any questions, email us or call 610-590-4104. The information below is not all inclusive. 

 

Items that do NOT require a Permit:

Replacing like for like with no structural changes (new roof, new windows, replacement patio/sidewalk with no changes to existing footprint, replacing decking boards using existing footers, stucco remediation with no structural changes)

Fences under 6ft in height

Items that DO require a Building Permit (list is not inclusive of all items that require a permit):

Renovations

Generators

Sheds

Temporary Storage Pods

Large Tents

Solar Panels

Decks

Items that DO require a Building Permit and Additional Permits:

Pools

Additions

New Construction

Patios

Driveways

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HOW DO I CHECK ON THE STATUS OF MY PERMIT?

Email us at permits@westpikeland.com

CAN I PARK WORK VEHICLES OR AN RV ON MY PROPERTY?

Work vehicles are permitted except where HOA's forbid them. Major recreational equipment shall not be parked or stored except in a carport or enclosed building or to the rear to the rear-most wall of the dwelling, provided, however, that such equipment may be parked anywhere on residential premises for a period not to exceed forty eight hours. See Zoning Code Section 1106 B for further information. 

HOW MANY CHICKENS/HORSES CAN I HAVE ON MY PROPERTY?

 

Keeping of livestock traditionally classified as domestic farm animals (e.g. horses, poultry etc.) as pets on lots less than five acres in size within the RC-Residential and Conservation District and the RD-Residential Development District is subject to the following provisions:

Large domestic animals of six hundred pounds or more shall have a minimum of three acres. Where large animals are permitted, such lots shall not have more than two large animals on a three acre lot, with one additional large animal permitted for each additional one acre lot.

Lots housing small farm animals or poultry shall have a minimum lot area of three acres, such lots shall not have more than eight small animals per three acres.